Category: Whats On

Homes decorated for Gala

Doesn’t a Community Gala just bring out the best in people! We’ve seen something very special happen this year as part of Blantyre Summer Gala celebrations and thought we’d share it here. People out decorating their homes with bunting, banners and flags, an old tradition brought back, just like many of us did, back in […]

Summer Gala Day

Today! Sunday 16th June 2019 Yeah! It’s Day 4 of this weeks Festivities in Blantyre, a very special day…..it’s Summer Gala Day! This one is all about families and kids. From Midday until 5pm with FREE entry. McAnulty (Stonefield) Public Park. FREE facepainting and Arts and Crafts for kids! Large inflatable park. Crowning the gala […]

90’s Dance Party

Blantyre Summer Gala – Tonight! Don’t forget… when the excellent FREE live music at ‘Live Near Livvies’ is finished on stage later tonight, there’s an awesome FREE 90’s Dance Tent tonight.  It’s not fancy dress but part of all the gala fun this weekend. Family event too, so Blantyre Community Committee want to see lots of young […]

Last Chance for 80’s Tickets

Tickets for this years brilliant outdoor ’80s Party in the Park’ close tomorrow, Thursday 13th June. SO, this is a LAST CHANCE to take part in! Incredibly, 461 lucky people are all booked for the EPIC outdoor party this coming Friday evening. We’ve had a sneak preview and it’s gonna be AWESOME!! Looking likely to […]

Fairground Starts Thursday

Gala Celebrations The Gala fairground has arrived and is all set up on the red ash park behind the Blantyre Sports Centre! Taylors of Edinburgh’s fantastic summer fair starts tomorrow, Thursday 13th June at 6pm, kick starting 4 amazing days of Gala fun in Blantyre!! There’s fun for all the family. This year there’s incredible […]

Blantyre Community Action Plan – Launch Success

The Miners Welfare was packed out last night as 100 local people, businesses and organisations came along to celebrate the official launch of “Blantyre Community Action Plan“. What a brilliant night it was. Hosts ‘Coalfields Regeneration Trust’ and action group ‘Blantyre Futures‘ were delighted to host the collaborative launch event which included attendance from Councillors, […]